VP Records

VP Records

Profile:
US-based record company, label and distributor founded by Vincent "Randy" Chin. Globally the largest independent reggae label.
In 1979, Chin moved from Jamaica and opened up the VP Record Shop and label (named after Vincent and his wife Patricia) in Queens, New York. Also appears on releases as V.P. Records Dist.

Since then VP has gone on to control more than 15,000 titles. It was named 1999 Billboard reggae label of the year. VP has had licensing deals with several major labels, most recently Atlantic Records. WEA Manufacturing made several of its titles during the 1990s.

For ℗ and ©, see: VP Music Group, Inc.
For the mastering studio, see: VP Mastering.
For distribution, see VP Records Distribution.

Name variations:
"V. P. Records"
"V.P. Records"
Sublabels
Parent Label:
Contact Info:
VP Records & Greensleeves Records
89-05 138th Street
Jamaica, New York, NY 11435
USA
Phone: +1 718 425 1100
Fax: +1 718 658 3573
Email: info@vprecords.com

VP Records
6022 West 21st Street
Miramar, Florida, FL 33023
USA
Phone: +1 954 966 4744
Fax: +1 954 966 8766

old addresses:
circa 1980s
V.P. Records
170-21 Jamaica Avenue
Queens, NY
USA
Phone: +1 718 291 7058

circa 1979:
V. P. Records
170-03 Jamaica Ave.
Queens, NY
USA
Phone: +1 212 291 7058
Sites:
[l14280]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
001 Billy Who?  album cover Billy Frazier And Friends* Billy Who?(12") Biljuma Records 001 US 1980 Sell This Version
001 One Last Cry  album cover Ambleque* One Last Cry 001 US 1994 Sell This Version
001 Jah Timing  album cover Silver Chalice (2) Jah Timing(12") Universal Oak Records 001 US Unknown Sell This Version
001 Dilly Dally  album cover Magnum (17) Dilly Dally(12") Magnum Force (2) 001 US Unknown Sell This Version
1EF11544042305 Wayne Wonder I Still Believe(CD, Single, Promo) VP Records 1EF11544042305 2006 Sell This Version
002 Final Chapter / Love Me  album cover Teriffic* / Naturally* Teriffic* / Naturally* - Final Chapter / Love Me(12") Atomic (7) 002 US 1994 Sell This Version
0002 Baby Come Back  album cover Chíba* Baby Come Back(12") Rica Records 0002 US 1991 Sell This Version
002 We Rule  album cover Magnum (17) We Rule(12") Magnum Force (2) 002 US Unknown Sell This Version
2MR 178 Message From Maria  album cover Junior Soul Message From Maria(12") 2M Records Ltd. 2MR 178 UK 1987 Sell This Version
003 Love You At Suppertime  album cover Magnum (17) Love You At Suppertime(12") Magnum Force (2) 003 US Unknown Sell This Version
003 God Good  album cover Cobra* God Good(12") Artistic Records (2) 003 US 1991 Sell This Version
005 Dog Art  album cover Sluggy Ranks Dog Art(12") M-Pire Records (3) 005 US Unknown Sell This Version
007 Gun Fe Clean  album cover Paul Legend (2) Gun Fe Clean(12") Hot Stepper 007 US Unknown Sell This Version
008 White Christmas  album cover Gregory Isaacs White Christmas(12") BK Records 008 Jamaica 1988 Sell This Version
009 I'll Be There  album cover Stapler (4) I'll Be There(12") Hot Stepper 009 US Unknown Sell This Version
12T-108 Loverman  album cover Daddy Screw Loverman(12") Two Tough Productions, Inc. 12T-108 US Unknown Sell This Version
12T-110 Dreaming  album cover Thriller U Dreaming(12") Two Tough 12T-110 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
12T-111 Tan Side A We  album cover Powerman / Ian Sweetness Powerman / Ian Sweetness - Tan Side A We(12") Two Tough 12T-111 US Unknown Sell This Version
12T-116 Informer Fi Dead  album cover Simpleton Informer Fi Dead(12") Two Tough 12T-116 US Unknown Sell This Version
12T-118 Clean Skin  album cover Daddy Screw Clean Skin(12") Two Tough 12T-118 US Unknown Sell This Version
#24 Various #24(CD, Promo, Smplr) Reggae Vibes (3) #24 France 2012 Sell This Version
045 Ruffa Dan Dem  album cover Pat Kelly Ruffa Dan Dem(12") Youngworld Promotions 045 US Unknown Sell This Version
050 Love How The Girl Them Flex  album cover Magnum (17) Love How The Girl Them Flex(12", EP) Magnum Force (2) 050 US 1990 Sell This Version
80 By The River  album cover Junior Soul By The River(12") 2M Records Ltd. 80 US 1980 Sell This Version
101 Close To Me  album cover Rachet (2) Close To Me(12") Cross Over 101 US 1992 Sell This Version
102 Some Gal Waunt Come A Road  album cover Wicker Man* Some Gal Waunt Come A Road(12") Travellers' 102 US Unknown Sell This Version
108 I'll Be Lonely  album cover Johnny Clarke I'll Be Lonely(7", Single) VP Records 108 Jamaica 1977 Sell This Version
150 Derrick Harriott Presents Scrub A Dub Reggae  album cover Derrick* & The Crystalites Derrick* & The Crystalites - Derrick Harriott Presents Scrub A Dub Reggae 150 Jamaica 1991 Sell This Version
560 International Girls  album cover Jah Live International Girls(12", Single) Ronald Records (2) 560 US Unknown Sell This Version
561 Let Off  album cover Jah Live Let Off(12", Single) Ronald Records (2) 561 US Unknown Sell This Version
796 Winery / Condem  album cover Johnny P / Penny Irie Johnny P / Penny Irie - Winery / Condem(12") Digital-B, VP Records 796 US Unknown Sell This Version
916 Bed-Bug (Calypso)  album cover Count Zebra Bed-Bug (Calypso)(7", Single) Love (2) 916 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
1001 Do You Really Love Me / Rent-A-Dread  album cover Sugar Minott / Baby Whitey Sugar Minott / Baby Whitey - Do You Really Love Me / Rent-A-Dread(12") Jungle Royalty Records 1001 US Unknown Sell This Version
1006 The Best Of Scotty: Draw Your Brakes  album cover Scotty (2) The Best Of Scotty: Draw Your Brakes(LP, RP) Crystal D, Crystal Records (3) 1006 Jamaica 1992 Sell This Version
1009 It's You I Love / I'll Never Fall In Love  album cover P. Kelly* It's You I Love / I'll Never Fall In Love(12") Roots (10) 1009 US 1979 Sell This Version
1221 Dis Merciless  album cover Merciless Dis Merciless(12") Annex 1221 US Unknown Sell This Version
1263 Big Big Girl  album cover Linval Thompson Big Big Girl(7") Roots From The Yard 1263 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
1279 Johnny Clarke & U. Brown* Johnny Clarke & U. Brown* - This Heart Of Mine / Can't Explain(12") VP Records 1279 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
1449 Boom Reggae Hit Volume 5   album cover Various Boom Reggae Hit Volume 5 (LP, Comp) VP Records 1449 US 1995 Sell This Version
1983 Baby I Need Your Loving / Version  album cover Delroy Wilson Baby I Need Your Loving / Version(7", Single) VP Records 1983 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
2016 Black Man Time  album cover Tinga Stewart Meet Brent Dowe Tinga Stewart Meet Brent Dowe - Black Man Time(12") Solid Gold (10), VP Records 2016 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
2885 Seems I'm Loosing You  album cover David Isaacs Seems I'm Loosing You(7") VP Records 2885 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
3035 Lock Im Up  album cover Black Coolie Lock Im Up(12") Yard & Broad 3035 US Unknown Sell This Version
3946 Penny For Your Song  album cover Junior Soul Penny For Your Song(12") 2M Records Ltd. 3946 US 1980 Sell This Version
6011 Over You  album cover Beres Hammond, Karen Esquire Beres Hammond, Karen Esquire - Over You(12") VP Records 6011 US 1995 Sell This Version
6032 Penny Lover  album cover Ambelique Penny Lover(12") Silver B 6032 US Unknown Sell This Version
7567 Good 2 Go  album cover Elephant Man Good 2 Go(2xLP, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 7567 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
8611 Bounty Killer Elevate(7") VP Records 8611 US 1999 Sell This Version
89-05 Aron Hyman Put Down The Gun(CD, Comp) The Boss Records 89-05 US 1997 Sell This Version
9010 Don't Worry  album cover I Wayne Don't Worry(7") VP Records 9010 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
9210 A 12 I'm So Thankful  album cover Joanna Marie I'm So Thankful(12") Karen C. Productions 9210 A 12 US 1987 Sell This Version
9221 Build Me Up / A Fool  album cover Ambelique, Jahmali Ambelique, Jahmali - Build Me Up / A Fool(7") VP Records 9221 US Unknown Sell This Version
11111 lady Saw LS Strip Tease  album cover Lady Saw lady Saw LS Strip Tease(Vinyl) VP Records 11111 US 2004 Sell This Version
11875 After The Wars  album cover Cocoa Tea After The Wars(12") Black Scorpio (2) 11875 UK 1991 Sell This Version
11879 When Mi Gone  album cover Admiral Bailey When Mi Gone(12") Black Scorpio (2) 11879 UK 1991 Sell This Version
170-03 Conscious Man  album cover Dr. Alimantado Conscious Man(7") VP Records 170-03 Jamaica 1975 Sell This Version
170-03 Seems I'm Loosing You  album cover David Isaacs Seems I'm Loosing You(7", Blu) VP Records 170-03 Jamaica 1977 Sell This Version
30628-1 Humble African  album cover Culture Humble African(LP, Album) Heartbeat Europe, EFA 30628-1 Netherlands 2000 Sell This Version
30628-2 Humble African  album cover Culture Humble African(CD, Album) Heartbeat Europe, EFA 30628-2 Netherlands 2000 Sell This Version
82004 The General  album cover General Degree The General(CD-ROM, Album) Size 8 Records 82004 US 2004 Sell This Version
83620-1 Dutty Rock  album cover Sean Paul Dutty Rock(2xLP, Album) Atlantic, VP Records 83620-1 US 2002 Sell This Version
83621-2 Dutty Rock  album cover Sean Paul Dutty Rock(CD, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 83621-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
83628 No Holding Back  album cover Wayne Wonder No Holding Back(LP, TP) Atlantic, VP Records 83628 US Unknown Sell This Version
83628-1 No Holding Back  album cover Wayne Wonder No Holding Back(2xLP, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 83628-1 US 2003 Sell This Version
83628-2 No Holding Back  album cover Wayne Wonder No Holding Back(CD, Album) Atlantic, VP Records 83628-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
83634-1 Friends For Life  album cover Buju Banton Friends For Life(LP, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 83634-1 US 2003 Sell This Version
83681-1 Good 2 Go  album cover Elephant Man Good 2 Go(2xLP, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 83681-1 US 2003 Sell This Version
83681-2 Good 2 Go  album cover Elephant Man Good 2 Go(CD, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 83681-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
83690-2 Dutty Rock  album cover Sean Paul Dutty Rock (Album) 83690-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
83691-2 Dutty Rock  album cover Sean Paul Dutty Rock(CD, Album, RE, Cle) Atlantic, VP Records 83691-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
83788-2 Sean Paul The Trinity (Album) 83788-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
0-88249 I'm Still In Love With You  album cover Sean Paul Featuring Sasha (7) Sean Paul Featuring Sasha (7) - I'm Still In Love With You(12") Atlantic, VP Records 0-88249 US 2003 Sell This Version
88254-2 No Letting Go  album cover Wayne Wonder No Letting Go(CD, Single) VP Records, Atlantic 88254-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
0-88353 Jook Gal (Wine Wine) (Remix)  album cover Elephant Man Jook Gal (Wine Wine) (Remix)(12") Atlantic, VP Records 0-88353 US 2004 Sell This Version
93168-2 Sean Paul Dutty Rock(CD, Album) Atlantic, VP Records 93168-2 Thailand 2002 Sell This Version
0-94357 Sean Paul Give It Up To Me / Never Gonna Be The Same(12") Atlantic, VP Records 0-94357 US 2006 Sell This Version
520047-2 Imperial Blaze  album cover Sean Paul Imperial Blaze(CD, Album, Enh) Atlantic, VP Records 520047-2 US 2009 Sell This Version
520635-2 So Fine  album cover Sean Paul So Fine(CD, Single) VP Records, Atlantic 520635-2 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 2009 Sell This Version
532498-2 Sean Paul Tomahawk Technique(CD, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 532498-2 US 2012 Sell This Version
536787-2 Other Side Of Love  album cover Sean Paul Other Side Of Love(CD, Single) Atlantic, VP Records 536787-2 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 2013 Sell This Version
565 687 2 Pure Dance 3  album cover Various Pure Dance 3(CD, Comp) Polymedia, Pure Dance (2) 565 687 2 Canada 1998 Sell This Version
2-532498 Tomahawk Technique  album cover Sean Paul Tomahawk Technique (Album) 2-532498 Canada 2012 Sell This Version
5002 681 Son Of A B!t<h  album cover Lady Saw & Marsha (3) Lady Saw & Marsha (3) - Son Of A B!t<h(12", Promo) Big Yard Music Group Ltd. 5002 681 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
8227522 Classic Gold Collection 1968-1998  album cover Hopeton Lewis Classic Gold Collection 1968-1998(CD, Comp) VP Records 8227522 US 1998 Sell This Version
1012 / 1013 Give Love A Try / If It Don't Work Out  album cover Pat Kelly Give Love A Try / If It Don't Work Out(12") Love (2) 1012 / 1013 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
0249822798 Now! 9  album cover Various Now! 9(CD, Comp) Universal Music 0249822798 Canada 2004 Sell This Version
314 565 654-2 Reggae Party  album cover Various Reggae Party(CD, Comp) PolyGram TV 314 565 654-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
7567-83620-2 Dutty Rock  album cover Sean Paul Dutty Rock(CD, Album) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-83620-2 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
7567-83628-1 No Holding Back  album cover Wayne Wonder No Holding Back(2xLP) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-83628-1 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
7567-83628-2 No Holding Back  album cover Wayne Wonder No Holding Back(CD, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 7567-83628-2 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
0 7567 83634 2 Friends For Life  album cover Buju Banton Friends For Life(CD, Album) Atlantic, VP Records 0 7567 83634 2 US 2003 Sell This Version
7567 83654-2 Reggae Gold 2003  album cover Various Reggae Gold 2003(2xCD, Comp, P/Mixed) VP Records, Virgin Music Canada 7567 83654-2 Canada 2003 Sell This Version
7567-83690-2 Dutty Rock  album cover Sean Paul Dutty Rock (Album) 7567-83690-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
7567-83690-4 Dutty Rock  album cover Sean Paul Dutty Rock(Cass, Album) VP Records, Atlantic 7567-83690-4 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
7567-83788-1 The Trinity  album cover Sean Paul The Trinity(2xLP, Album) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-83788-1 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
7567-83788-2 The Trinity  album cover Sean Paul The Trinity (Album) 7567-83788-2 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
7567-88024-2 Gimme The Light  album cover Sean Paul Gimme The Light(CD, Maxi) Atlantic, VP Records 7567-88024-2 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
7567-88025-0 Gimme The Light  album cover Sean Paul Gimme The Light(12") VP Records, Atlantic 7567-88025-0 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
7567-88028-0 Gimme The Light  album cover Sean Paul Gimme The Light(12", Single) VP Records, Atlantic 7567-88028-0 UK 2003 Sell This Version
7567-88029-2 Gimme The Light  album cover Sean Paul Gimme The Light(CD, Single, Enh) VP Records, Atlantic 7567-88029-2 UK 2002 Sell This Version